Event Date : February 26, 2015
Venue: Duchy Home Farm, Broadfield Farm, Tetbury GL8 8SE 10 am – 4pm
This workshop is for farmers and landowners, advisers and land agents, researchers, young people including students and apprentices and others involved in the food supply chain. It will be of particular interest to non-organic as well as organic farmers interested in understanding what “sustainable farming” really means, assessing how their farm is preforming and making changes for the better in future. It will have the following aims:
The workshop will provide the following:
The event will include a case study of sustainability assessment on the host farm.
50% fee reduction for English producers and others obtaining a living from agriculture or agricultural products. Eligibility includes producers and employees of producer groups, supply chain businesses, direct retailers, small consultancy businesses, but not multiple retailers, government departments, agencies or public bodies including universities. Participants must be living/working in England. To benefit please download, complete and sign the Trainee Registration form (109kb pdf file) and send to Gillian Woodward at ORC. You can still register and pay on-line.
We have funds from various sources, including the Ernest Cook Trust (nationwide), the Gordon Palmer Memorial Trust (Berkshire residents only), and the Greenham Common Trust (West Berkshire residents only) to enable young people (students/apprentices/new entrants) with limited means to attend the seminars. If you think you may qualify, for any of the above bursaries please contact Gillian Woodwardwith details of your address, age and circumstances to check eligibility.
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